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The Dangers of Sideswipe Accidents

There are all types of accidents you can get into while driving on the road. One of the most common types of accidents is the sideswipe. It might be just a gentle bump and scrape, or it could be far worse, amounting to sometimes catastrophic injuries. These types of accidents can happen anywhere, but are…

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What Are the “Basics” of Distracted Driving?

It’s easy to become used to driving. Many of us have been driving for a decade or two, and with that experience comes confidence, and with confidence often comes carelessness. Perhaps we speed more often or we slow down at certain stop signs rather than coming to a complete stop. These are risky behaviors, and…

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Can I Sue for Damages if the Negligent Party Dies?

One of the worst experiences that you can have in your life is being injured by someone’s neglect or bad decisions. Not only are you having to deal with the physical trauma of the accident, but the mental and emotional cost as well. The reasonable action would be to take whoever injured you to court,…

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Do Insurance Companies Cover Hit-and-Run Accidents?

Chicago is a dangerous place when it comes to motor vehicle accidents. With bumper-to-bumper traffic, bicyclists swerving in and out of lanes, and pedestrians crossing busy intersections, it is understandable that these sorts of accidents would be common. But in the last couple of years, the rate of hit-and-run accidents has skyrocketed, leaving hundreds of…

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The Dangers of Driving in Poor Weather

As the country celebrated Women’s History Month throughout March, it’s important to note that two women are responsible for inventing the modern windshield wiper found on every vehicle. Mary Anderson and Charlotte Bridgwood hold patents for windshield wipers: Anderson for a manually operated wiper blade and Bridgwood for an electrical wiper blade. While it took…

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor After an Accident

It’s natural to be scared when you have injuries due to a car accident, a fall on someone’s property, or an accident due to a product defect. Parents have about 1,000 questions rushing their minds when they learn a child has a birth injury. Most patients and families meet with numerous doctors after they have…

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